DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-02
Re: OT a DNS/phishing puzzle
On Thu, Feb 24, 2005 at 08:22:19PM -0800, walt wrote:
> The part that worries me is when I do an nslookup on the URL
> (logon.personal.wamu2u.com) I get an IP address in China.
> Anyone here understand DNS stuff well enough to explain how
> this happens?
Domain names and netblocks have nothing to do with each other. Two
different hierarchies of agencies are responsible to renting out
> Can anyone else reproduce the results I've listed above?
% dig logon.personal.wamu2u.com
;; ANSWER SECTION:
logon.personal.wamu2u.com. 11h57m IN A 22.214.171.124
% whois -h WHOIS.APNIC.NET 126.96.36.199
inetnum: 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206
descr: China Mobile Communications Corporation
descr: Mobile Communications Network Operator in China
descr: Internet Service Provider in China
Brian Reichert <reichert@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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